17th Annual Wings of Hope for Melanoma gala


October 11, 2018
06:00 PM until 10:00 PM


The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is pleased to invite you to the 17th Annual Wings of Hope for Melanoma gala in New York, NY. Enjoy samplings from a variety of elite New York restaurants, cocktails and a silent auction with unique and one-of-a-kind items. The MRF welcomes ESPN Sports Broadcaster and Melanoma Survivor, Holly Rowe, as Mistress of Ceremonies and comedian Richard Kind as a special guest.

The MRF will honor Dr. Orit Markowitz, FAAD, Associate Professor of Dermatology at Mount Sinai Medical Center, and Director of Pigmented Lesions and Skin Cancer at the Boston VA, with the Humanitarian Award.

The MRF is also pleased to honor Coolibar with the Corporate Leadership Award, Dr. David Abramson, Chief of Ophthalmic Oncology Service, at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Professor of Ophthalmology at Weill-Cornell Medical Center, with the CURE OM Vision of Hope Award and Edith Guarini, RN, BSN, CPHON, Pediatric Nurse Coordinator at Memorial Sloan Kettering with the Compassionate Care Award.

The MRF is excited to have Cathie and Tom Westdyk as this year's co-chairs and Susan and Rob Reynolds as this year's Auction Chairs. We are so grateful for their hard work and dedication to this event. 




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130 Bowery
New York, NY

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Melanoma Research Foundation



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Amy Cano

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